2 Wounded in Shooting at Elysian Park Bike Path - NBC Southern California

2 Wounded in Shooting at Elysian Park Bike Path



    Police Searching For Two Gunmen in Elysian Park Bike Path Shooting

    Police are looking for two gunmen who shot a father and son on a popular bike path. Marin Austin reports for the NBC4 News at 6 on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (Published Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016)

    Two men were shot Friday near the entrance of Elysian Park at the start of the bike path during a bicycle robbery.

    The gunfire erupted around 8:55 p.m. when a family of four was taking a night ride at the park, according to Lt. Richard Parks of the Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Station.

    Two males, one believed to be a minor, approached the family and demanded the men give them their bikes and when the victims refused, one suspect pulled out a gun and shot them in their legs, Parks said. The suspects then took off on the bikes, he added.

    The victims are believed to be 47 and 27 years of age, according to Parks. The younger man was critically wounded and the 47-year-old man was in stable condition. They were taken to a hospital for their injuries, Parks said.

    Family Members Shot on Elysian Park Bike Trail

    [LA] Family Members Shot on Elysian Park Bike Trail
    Authorities are trying to locate two gunmen who opened fire on a family an Elysian Park bike path, shooting two family members when they refused to give them their bikes. Marin Austin reports live for Today in LA on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2106.
    (Published Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016)

    The suspects are believed to be gang members 16 and 30 years old, according to LAPD.

    They were dressed in black clothing but Parks didn't have any other details to describe them.

    No one else was injured.

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